Explore Mexico & Guatemala Overview

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      USD $1,140
      CAD $1,155
      AUD $1,200
      EUR €850
      GBP £720
      NZD $1,425
      ZAR R10,900
      CHF FR1,050
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Enjoy an action-packed tour from Cancun to Antigua

Travel from the beach delights of Cancun to the Central American highlands on this dynamic Mexico to Guatemala tour. Clamber over ancient ruins at Chichen Itza, explore the pristine shores of the Mexican coast, discover the laidback highland charm of San Cristobal de las Casas and make friends with the locals on a homestay in Guatemala. From the Yucatan Peninsula to volcano studded Antigua, this trip really has it all.

  • Revel in the bold beach vibe of Cancun, Mexico
  • Explore incredible Maya pyramids at Chichen Itza
  • Travel along Mexico's amazing Yucatan Peninsula
  • Experience the great outdoors on the banks of Lake Atitlan
  • Trace the lines of ancient history at the Palenque ruins
  • Enjoy local hospitality at a San Jorge homestay
  • Sample classic Guatemalan fare in Antigua

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cancun, Mexico
  • Finish:

    Antigua, Guatemala
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    1 breakfast, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

    Homestay (1 nt), Hotel (11 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bus, Minibus
  • Included activities:

    Chichen Itza ruins, Chichicastenango Market, Palenque ruins entrance fee, San Jorge homestay

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    188kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,140
    CAD $1,155
    AUD $1,200
    EUR €850
    GBP £720
    NZD $1,425
    ZAR R10,900
    CHF FR1,050
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $87
    CAD $88
    AUD $92
    EUR €65
    GBP £55
    NZD $109
    ZAR R838
    CHF FR80
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Day 1 Cancun

Once an unknown fishing village, Cancun is now a heaving tourist centre with plenty of bars, restaurants, resorts and nightclubs to contrast the beautiful white-sand beaches.

Days 2-3 Chichen Itza/Merida

Chichen Itza was once a city of the pre-Columbian Maya civilisation; its ruins are wonderfully preserved and this captivating site provides a wealth of things to see. Founded in 1542, Merida still retains much of its old-world charm with a well-preserved Old Town, wonderful museums and city streets alive with art and culture.

Days 4-5 Palenque

Built around 100BC, the incredible ruins of Palenque were virtually swallowed by the jungle until their excavation, where some of the finest examples of Maya architecture were discovered.

Days 6-8 San Cristobal de las Casas

With winding cobblestone streets and colonial Spanish architecture, San Cristobal de las Casas maintains a lovely old-world feel mixed with strong indigenous roots.

Days 9-10 Panajachel

Panajachel, located on beautiful Lake Atitlan with distant volcanoes looming in the background, has a thriving market, good eateries and many water-based activities to enjoy.

Day 11 San Jorge La Laguna

San Jorge La Laguna is a small, picturesque village situated in a valley near Lake Atitlan, where welcoming locals live traditional lives.

Days 12-13 Chichicastenango/Antigua

Affectionately known as 'Chichi', Chichicastenango is a vibrant and colourful town famous for its wonderful market held on Thursdays and Sundays. Declared a World Heritage site due to its well-preserved buildings, Antigua is a bewitching city sheltered between three volcanoes with wonderful food and atmospheric streets.
    • 13
    • QVSA
    • 4.34 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,140
      CAD $1,155
      AUD $1,200
      EUR €850
      GBP £720
      NZD $1,425
      ZAR R10,900
      CHF FR1,050
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